Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
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Consumer Reports tests ultra HD TVs Consumer Reports has tested several 50 to 60-inch UHD sets from big names like Samsung, Sony and Panasonic and the television expert says ultra high-definition TVs has a lot to offer. They deliver four times the number of pixels as regular high-definition ... 09/1/2014 - 6:58 pm | View Link
Consumer Reports Names Best Greek Yogurt Consumer Reports just tested more than two dozen Greek yogurts to find the best. Yogurt continues to grow in popularity. Sales now top 7 billion dollars a year. A lot of the latest growth is propelled by Greek-style yogurt. Consumer Reports just tested ... 08/28/2014 - 11:30 am | View Link
Consumer Reports names Ram diesel best pickup AUBURN HILLS (WKZO) -- A combination of toughness and fuel efficiency is what makes Chrysler's Ram 1500 the best full-size pickup truck on the market according to "Consumer Reports." The Ram with the V-6 EcoDiesel engine outscored Ford and Chevrolet in the ... 08/27/2014 - 4:25 pm | View Link
Consumer Reports names the 23 worst used cars to buy The annual Consumer Reports auto issue is out, and among all of its suggestions for the best vehicles in just about every class is a list of what it says is the worst used cars and trucks you can buy. Based on a survey of its subscribers, the collection ... 03/12/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Shopping for a new car? Consumer Reports names Toyota Prius as best, Nissan Armada as worst for new-car value Not much has changed in the new car market it seems. Green car golden child Toyota Prius once again tops the charts of new-car value, according to Consumer Reports’ annual analysis. It’s the second year running for hot hybrid to hold the list’s top ... 12/17/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Consumer Expenditure Survey The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) program consists of two surveys, the Quarterly Interview Survey and the Diary Survey, that provide information on the buying ... 08/29/2014 - 8:26 pm | View Website
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The demographics of who's on what social network are shifting — older social networks are reaching maturity, while newer social messaging apps are gaining younger users fast. In a new report from BI Intelligence, we unpack data from over a dozen sources to understand how social media demographics are still shifting.
In case you missed it over the long weekend, Anand Shimpi, founder and editor-in-chief of hardware site AnandTech, retired from his position on Saturday evening. His farewell post doesn't mention what his next project will be, but Re/code later reported that he had been hired by Apple, a fact that Apple confirmed without divulging more specifics.
Shimpi (along with former mobile editor Brian Klug, who has also reportedly left for Apple and hasn't been active on AnandTech since January of this year) has been the primary source of information about Apple's mobile SoC architectures for the last couple of years now.
On Aug. 15, extremists from the group calling itself the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) forced Elias Salah, a 59-year-old nurse, and about 20 others into the back of a Kia pick-up truck in the Iraqi village of Kocho. The passengers were grouped into a tight cluster and photographed. And then, backs turned, they were shot.
One of the biggest downsides to Android Wear—or (nearly) any smartwatch—is that it requires a tethered smartphone to work. This is fine for day-to-day activities where you have your smartphone anyway, but for activities where you'd rather carry a lighter load, like running, Android Wear doesn't help much.
In an interview with CNET, Android Engineering Director David Singleton and Vice President of Android Engineering Hiroshi Lockheimer talked about the future direction of the platform, including announcing upcoming standalone functionality that doesn't require a smartphone.